John Lydon - 'Mr Rotten's Songbook' Details

John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) will be releasing his upcoming book, Mr Rotten's Songbook, which celebrates his 40 years of songwriting with the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd (PiL). It's in a "luxury large format (370x290mm portrait), MR ROTTEN’S SONGBOOK features never before seen artwork as well as annotated song lyric sheets spanning LYDON’s entire career all written in his own hand. As the book unfolds, each album is featured with an exclusive introduction to the songs from JOHN as well as the original cover and hand-drawn artwork from LYDON to beautifully bind the lyrics to their meanings. MR ROTTEN’S SONGBOOK gives fresh insight into the purpose behind the words that have shaped over four decades of his songwriting career. Every one of the book’s three-hundred, handcrafted pages reflect JOHN working night and day over the final six months of 2016. Each book is hand signed by the man himself and individually numbered." The book is limited to 1,000 copies and is now available for pre-order and will be published on March 31, 2017. Go here to pre-order and here to read his Q&A about the book.

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